Pete Kennaugh: Crazy to think yesterday I was just another rider and now I'm leading a Grand Tour

The Manxman became the seventh British rider in history to wear the leader's jersey at the Vuelta a España

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Team Sky won the opening the Vuelta a España's team time trial today near Ourense to help Chris Froome try to win the overall, but doing so propelled Pete Kennaugh to the red leader's jersey. He says that it is crazy to think of the attention that has fallen on him now that he is leading the Grand Tour.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.